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Greatest Festival Moments in Rock and Roll History: Glastonbury 2008

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Jay-Z at the Glastonbury Festival, 2008

No rapper had ever headlined a night at Glastonbury, and Jay-Z's booking was subject to open opposition. Mocking the haters, he opened his set with covers of Oasis and Amy Winehouse songs. Jay-Z proved the festival wasn't just about "the tradition of guitar music" as the crowd of 150,000 chanted along with the entire set and established that hip hop wasn't a sidebar to anything.

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Jay-Z video introduction at Glastonbury, 2008.

Jay-Z, "Wonderwall," Glastonbury, 2008.

Jay-Z, second half of performance, Glastonbury, 2008.

Jay-Z with Amy Winehouse, Glastonbury, 2008.

Jay-Z interview at Glastonbury, 2008.

The Verve, "Bittersweet Symphony," Glastonbury, 2008

James Blunt, Glastonbury, 2008.

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